29 Mar '12, 9am

Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Last Thursday, at the Wall Street Journal ECO:nomics conference in Santa Barbara, Bill Gates talked with several hundred CEO’s and corporate leaders about why and how he has accelerated his involvement in clean energy solutions. “My foundation is committed to helping the very poor and to improving education. It is clear that if you want to help humanity, you have to get energy prices down,” he explained. “Energy is a huge constraint to economic advancement in the developing world.” Yet this focus extends beyond energy pricing and availability. Gates wants carbon neutral energy sources. Anything that contributes to global warming will be “a disaster.” “The goal has to be zero emissions,” he said. “The goal is very daunting.” To this end, Gates is dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources in pursuit of clean energy solutions. His goal is to get the world’s emissi...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/03/bill-gates-five-mirac...

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